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Goldsmith. An Almanack for the Year of our Lord God MDCCLXXII.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Goldsmith. An Almanack for the Year of our Lord God MDCCLXXII. London: Hett, 1772.
24mo, A-B12, the first signature printed in red and black and interleaved with blanks; elaborately bound in contemporary red morocco, each board decorated with a large diamond-shaped blue morocco onlay with scalloped edges, surrounded by a paper onlay compartment, all decorated with fancy gold tooling, with the matching slipcase decorated identically, marbled endleaves, a.e.g., the binding in very good condition, the slipcase rubbed with some loss of surface, 4 x 2 1/4 in. overall.
Estimate $700-900


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